The motivating factor of the Helps Ministry is LOVE. (I Corinthians 13:1)
God has appointed in the church first of all apostles, second prophets, third teachers, then those who perform miracles, those who have gifts of healing, [and] THOSE WHO HELP OTHERS… 1 Corinthians 12:28
THINGS THAT THE MINISTRY OF HELPS IS NOT
Puffed up, boastful or envious.
WHAT IS THE MEANING OF THE WORD “HELP”?
One who gives assistance, laying hold of; an exchange; or to lay hold of, so as to support
H – Having
E – Enough
L – Loving
P – People
S – Serving
WHAT IS THE MINISTRY OF HELPS? (I CORINTHIANS 12:28)
It is a supernatural ministry listed among things such as miracles and healing.
It is a gift God has set in the church to bring to pass the vision or goal given to the Pastor.
SOME EXAMPLES OF HELPS MINISTRY
Jesus multiplied the loaves and fish to feed more than 5,000 people. He distributed the food through the Ministry of Helps.
Jesus was asleep in a boat during a storm. He was physically exhausted from preaching. The disciples were rowing so that Jesus could get the rest He needed. They were operating in the Helps Ministry. (Matthew 8:23-26)
THE WORK OF THE MINISTRY OF HELPS (I CORINTHIANS 12:18-28)
When you don’t do your part someone else suffers. (I Corinthians 12:26)
Free your Pastor of other duties so he can stay before God. (Acts 6:2-3)
We need to help God’s man with the vision. (Exodus 17:11-12)
Be a faithful servant. Many find fulfillment, spiritual growth, enjoyment and even new relationships as a Ministry of Helps volunteer.